A STUDY ON COPING MECHANISMS AND PERCEIVED STRESS AMONG WORKING INDIVIDUALS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN KAMPUNG MOYAN LAUT, ASAJAYA, SARAWAK

Maizatul Irna, Ismail (2021) A STUDY ON COPING MECHANISMS AND PERCEIVED STRESS AMONG WORKING INDIVIDUALS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN KAMPUNG MOYAN LAUT, ASAJAYA, SARAWAK. [Final Year Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Coping mechanisms and perceived stress are very important knowledge that everyone need to know and aware especially working individuals that affected during COVID-19 pandemic. Coping mechanisms are argued as the most significant factors that influences the perceived stress among individuals. This main objective of this research is to identify coping mechanisms and perceived stress among working individuals during COVID-19 pandemic in Kampung Moyan Laut, Asajaya, Sarawak. Perceived stress becomes a concern among researchers where they need to evaluate the coping mechanisms for individuals that affected by COVID-19 pandemic especially in economic sector. A quantitative method was adopted in this study and a questionnaire was designed and distributed to the target respondents. A total of 56 respondents were recorded and their data were analyse in the findings. The findings reveal that use of emotional social support and denial are significantly related to perceived stress. It is also found that use of emotional social support is the most dominant coping mechanism that impact perceived stress. This study is important because working individuals can gain insight into what is coping mechanisms that can measure their perceived stress. The results also will help to promote what suitable coping mechanisms that can be used in measure perceived stress.

Item Type: Final Year Project Report
Additional Information: Project Report (BSc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2021.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Coping Mechanisms, Perceived Stress, COVID-19 Pandemic, and Working Individuals.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Gani
Date Deposited: 23 Dec 2021 07:37
Last Modified: 23 Dec 2021 07:37
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/37510

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